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Updated Appendix Policy for NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Applications

August 7, 2017

These agencies plan to eliminate Appendix materials related to clinical trials for applications with due dates on or after January 25, 2018. Clinical trial-related materials will be specified and required in the new PHS Human Subjects and Clinical Trials Information Form and no longer allowed in the Appendix unless specifically stated as required in the FOA. This Notice also clarifies the types of Appendix materials allowable after this date....

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NIH Fiscal Policy/Salary Cap Guidance 2017

July 25, 2017

The NIH FY 2017 budget was signed into law and its final fiscal policy/salary cap guidance is now available. Reductions are being restored to non-competing continuation awards made this year while operating under a pending budget (continuing resolution).  Additional details on fiscal operations, including specific funding strategies for ICs and any exceptions, will be posted at NIH funding strategies page.The salary...

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Final NIH Policy: Use of Single IRB for Multi-Site Research

July 24, 2017

NOT-OD-16-094 announces that NIH is extending the effective date of the policy on the Use of a Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Research to January 25, 2018. This applies to all competing grant applications on or after January 25, 2018. NIH is issuing this policy on the use of a single Institutional Review Board (IRB) for multi-site research with the expectation that a single IRB of record will be used in the ethical review of non-exempt human subjects...

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Keep Current with News from the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

Keep Current with News from the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

July 21, 2017

If you are a researcher who works with animal models, or are involved in IACUCs (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees), you’ll want to stay on top of news, training opportunities, and resources from the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW). These include:

  • A fact sheet to get you (or your newer faculty/colleagues) up to speed on principal investigator responsibilities
  • ICARE Academies (Training for IACUC members...
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